Welcome to Bright Horizons at Yale West Campus

Meet the Center Director

Julie Hinckley

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 203-795-3564

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Charlene H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy being a part of the children's developmental growth while providing learning experiences

Teaching since: 2002

Roxanne V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to watch them learn and grow

Teaching since: 1997

Sarah A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: They are my passion.

Teaching since: 1987

Samantha N.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children's faces as they experience new things and grow throughout the years.

Teaching since: 2004

Sharon F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: They get so excited over something they have accomplished. It is a rewarding feeling knowing you were a part of the learning process.

Teaching since: 2011

Shayna W.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch them grow and be apart of their learning

Teaching since: 2013

Marilyn D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love when I see I've made an impact on a child's life and watching them grow

Teaching since: 2010

Ashley D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: watching a childs reaction as they learn what you are teaching them is just incredible.

Teaching since: 2015

Devon H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in childrens' lives. I love to be able to come to work and say that I love my job!

Teaching since: 2011

Yaa C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I really enjoy learning and observing the way the mind of a child works.

Teaching since: 2010

Alahila N.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: seeing the children grow and learn from infancy all the way to school age. I love being a part of that process

Teaching since: 2013

Taryn S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love getting to watch kids have fun while they are learning. I love that teachers are able to have fun with their students and see the results of their work.

Teaching since: 2016

Katherine E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to be apart of helping develop and teacher children so they are ready for the next steps in their lives.

Teaching since: 2012

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Thank you for your kindness, patience and joy. Lila truly enjoys her day, and often when I pick her up, her first words are "I had so much fun today!" The curriculum is fun and inventive, and thanks for getting in so much outdoor time, even in the winter! You are both lovely and appreciated.”

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Skye

“Tjuana, Thank you for taking such great care of me this year! I enjoy coming to school to play with you and I appreciate your attention, laughter, kindness and love more than you know. We have so much fun together! =D Love, Ethan S.”

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Ethan

“Ms Meryl, thanks for taking care of Oliver and giving him lots of fun.”

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Jing

“Thank you for your dedication to the kids. Thank you for making a difference in Oliver's life. Happy Teacher Appreciation week!”

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Jing

“Thank you so much for the outstanding care you give my child. Not only do you teach her age appropriate curriculum but you care for her in a loving way. You impact her life in a positive light and I am very appreciative. Happy Teacher's Week!”

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Lisa

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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